Master of Science in Computer Science and Engineering
Advanced high-tech and real-world IT training.
American National University’s Master of Science in Computer Science and Engineering (MCSE) program was designed for working IT professionals that already have their bachelor’s degree and are seeking to learn the advanced concepts necessary for today’s computing environment, including operating systems, software engineering, cybersecurity, cloud computing, big data, and more. Students will study real-world problems while comparing and contrasting the various elements that compromise the field of Computer Science and Engineering.
Faculty with both academic credentials and industry experience provide a practical perspective. Under their expert guidance, students will be working closely with fellow IT professionals to complete class assignments within teams, in order to prepare students for the real-world work environment and build their professional networks.
Upon completion of the program, the students will be able to:
1. Compare and contrast the various elements that compromise the field of Computer Science Engineering.
2. Create new and evolving concepts within Computer Science.
3. Assess the growing trend toward globalization and its effect on Information Technology.
4. Defend concepts of distributed systems.
5. Recommend appropriate principles to apply in a distributed system for a specific distributed infrastructure.
6. Argue the basic and advanced concepts associated with networking and telecommunications.
Classes are offered via ANU eUniversity and with international student residency classes at the Louisville Campus.
Why American National University?
Convenience and flexibility – With day and evening classes¹ you have the flexibility to work as you earn your degree.
Personal attention – You’re not just a face in a crowd, our small class sizes allow for personal attention from instructors.
Career professionals as instructors – With current and relevant curricula, you will learn from instructors with real-world field experience who will guide and mentor you.
Career services – Our career services team starts to help you before you graduate with your resume, cover letters, interviewing techniques and how to search for great career opportunities.
Alumni benefits – Our support doesn’t end at graduation, as an alumnus you will have access to our career services and refresher² courses available throughout your career.
¹Refresher training is tuition-free for qualified students. Additional costs such as lab fees, books and supplies are the responsibilities of the student. Retraining is limited to the program from which the student graduated and is subject to space available.
American National University is a Microsoft Imagine Academy member, giving our students access to industry-standard curricula, certifications, and a wide variety of resources.
AWS aids higher education institutions in bringing software developers up to the industry-standard in an evolving technological business environment, increasing their competitiveness in the modern job market.
We have incorporated industry-standard cloud computing into the program through membership in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Academy.